Native America Calling: Federal program to expand Native food hubs (October 12, 2022)A new Department of the Interior pilot program aims to place Native food hubs at locations around the country.
Cronkite News: Indian boarding schools confront genocidal legacy (August 30, 2022)Few dispute that Indian boarding schools led to more than a century of abuse, systematically seizing Indigenous land, separating children from their families, destroying communities and working to erase tribal languages, religions, cultures and economies.
Biden administration backs Indian boarding school bill (June 27, 2022)The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
List of Federal Indian Boarding Schools as of April 1, 2022 (May 11, 2022)Search for Indian boarding schools that have been identified by the Department of the Interior as part of the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative.
Maps of Federal Indian Boarding School Sites (May 11, 2022)The Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative has identified 408 Indian boarding schools in 37 states. Here are maps of the school sites.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (April 4, 2022)We’re 40! Follow the Celebrations with #NAFOA40th!
Biden administration releases fiscal year 2023 budget request (March 28, 2022)It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
Assistant Secretary Bryan Newland #NCAIECWS2022 (February 15, 2022)Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on February 14, 2022.
National Congress of American Indians hosts winter meeting (February 14, 2022)The National Congress of American Indians will be hearing from top Biden administration officials and key members of Congress at its winter meeting.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (January 18, 2022)The countdown to NAFOA’s 40th Annual Conference is on!
Gaylord News: Indian boarding school investigation continues (January 10, 2022)Indian boarding schools were established in the 19th and 20th centuries with the primary objective of assimilating Native youth by denying the use of their languages, dress and other cultural aspects.
Bureau of Indian Education unveils first official logo (January 6, 2022)The Bureau of Indian Education has unveiled its first official logo, based on a design from a student.
President Biden nominates another Native woman to federal bench (December 15, 2021)President Joe Biden continues to make history with his judicial nominations, announcing another Native woman to serve on the federal bench.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation works to preserve our language (December 13, 2021)In our mission to save the Cherokee language, we cannot and we will not fail.
Biden administration announces Native language initiative (November 15, 2021)The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new initiative to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages.
Cronkite News: Indian schools in line for Great American Outdoors Act funding (November 10, 2021)The Bureau of Indian Education will invest more than $178 million to repair aging schools in tribal communities.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal invests $736 million in Indian Country (November 10, 2021)The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal provides $736 million for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including funding for infrastructure projects and climate resiliency initiatives.
Kevin Killer and Alicia Mousseau: Meeting the needs of Native nations (October 28, 2021)With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
Mary Toya, mother of Secretary Deb Haaland, passes on (October 18, 2021)“The Department of the Interior mourns with Secretary Deb Haaland as she and her family grieve the loss of her mother,” a statement read.
Aaron Payment: Biden administration updates Indian education initiative (October 15, 2021)This past week was significant with the first presidential proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day but the news unfortunately eclipsed another major policy announcement from President Joe Biden.
Biden administration announces new additions to Indian Affairs team (October 13, 2021)Two tribal citizens are joining the Indian Affairs team at the Department of the Interior.
Secretary Haaland addresses National Congress of American Indians (October 13, 2021)Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland addresses the National Congress of American Indians on October 12, 2021.
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